tax levy

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Voters Said “Yes” to Zoo, “No” to Schools, But Why?

By now you’ve heard the news. Last week voters in Jackson and Clay counties went to the polls to say “Yes” to a sales tax for the Kansas City Zoo and “No” to a tax levy for the Liberty Public School District. While zoo supporters celebrated their victory, Liberty Superintendent Mike Brewer told supporters he thought … Continue reading

Homeless Citizens Eligible to Vote on Liberty Property Tax Issue

The number of homeless people has been increasing across the Kansas City metropolitan area, including in the Liberty Public School District, where voters will decide whether to approve a 43-cent education property tax increase. Even if homeless citizens manage to find transportation to make it to the polls, they may find themselves effectively disenfranchised. Voters … Continue reading

Lower Property Values Mean Higher Tax Levy in Belton School District

Because their property values are going down, owners will be paying slightly more in taxes to support public education in the Belton School District for the 2011-2012 school year. This year’s tax levy will be $5.3840, up from $4.1467 a year ago. “Even with this increased levy rate, we anticipate collecting $120,375 less tax revenue … Continue reading

Liberty: Level Tax Levy This Year, Maybe Higher Next Year

Liberty School District’s Board of Education plans to keep property taxes from rising this year. However, they may ask voters to go to the polls in November to approve higher taxes to support the schools in future years. During a public hearing tonight, the board will consider a proposed property tax levy of $4.9 for … Continue reading


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